AfterCare (Clubhouse) Spring 2018 Term Offerings
(Monday, April 2 – Friday, June 7, 2018)
Clubhouse programs are single session classes where drop-in is encouraged.
AfterCare (ClubHouse) Spring 2018 Daily Schedule
- Movement & Music (PreK)
- Zumba (K – Grade 1)
- Homework Club (Grades 1- 5)
- Storybook Drama (PreK)
- Cook Snacktivities (K – Grade 5)
- Homework Club (Grades 1-5)
- Drama (Grade 4)
- Mad Scientist (PreK)
- Sports Basics (PreK –
- Homework Club (Grades 1-5)
- Book Club (Grades 3-5)
- Artsy Crafty (PreK – Grade 1)
- Cook Snacktivities (K – Grade 5)
- Homework Club (Grades 1 -5)
- Gym Games (PreK – Grade 5)
- Crafts (K – Grade 5)
ENRICHMENT SPRING TERM 2018 OFFERINGS *
Enrichment classes are offered each day in addition to ClubHouse (AfterCare) for Preschool – Grade 5. Many Enrichment classes are taught by expert instructors who are partnering with D-E 360° and represent various, external arts, cultural, and/or sports organizations, while other Enrichment classes are led by a variety of energetic D-E faculty/staff members. See below for schedule and details.
Enrichment Enrollment/Registration & Fees:
- All Enrichment classes have a minimum and maximum enrollment. Classes are enrolled on a first-come, first-served basis. Enroll early so that your child
gets his/her first choice. If minimum enrollment is not met, the Enrichment class will be closed and you will be refunded.
- Enrichment class fees range from $450 – $550 per child, per class, as noted below.
- The Enrichment class fee includes AfterCare(ClubHouse) activities for your child(ren) during the day(s) of the Enrichment class only.
Enrichment Spring 2018 Daily Schedule
- Advanced Art (Grades 3-5)
- PreTeam Sports & Cardio (Grades K-2)
- iPiggiBank (Grades 1-5)
- Tennis (Section 1: PreK-K; Section 2: Grades 1-3)
- Robotics (Grades 1-5)
- Chess Club (Grades K-5)
- Coding (Grades 3-5)
- Naturalists & Animals (Grades K-3)
- T2S Basketball (Grades 3-5)
- Flag Football (Grades 2-5)
- Kidz Theatre (Section 1: Grades 1-2; Section 2: Grades 3-5)
- Stick Sports (Grades K-2)
- Visions of America (Grades K-2)
- Graphic Novels (Grades 3-5)
- Fencing (Grades 2-5)
- Cartooning 101 (Grades 1-4)
Enrichment Spring 2018 Class Descriptions:
Advanced Art $450 + $50 materials fee (Grades 3-5)
Melissa DeJesus welcomes students who are serious about art to learn the foundations of visual thinking and drawing techniques. Students will develop their skills in observation, perspective, and light and shadow through life drawing using pencil, charcoal, and inks, including watercolor painting outdoors.
Cartooning 101 $450+ $50 materials (Grades 1-4)
Students will learn how the simplistic form of cartooning exaggerates real life. Graphic Artist Melissa DeJesus leads this class. Anatomy, expressions, and gestures will be explored and developed to bring characters to life. Creative strategies will be used design their own unique characters using a variety of mediums. Fans of manga and all thing ‘kawaii’ are welcome.
Chess Club $550 (Grades K-5)
Chess is offered at two developmentally appropriate levels in a double classroom. Our younger students are in one classroom with Katia while more sophisticated students study and play directly with Chess Master Saudin. Both come from the highly regarded NYChessKids program. Players will be invited to play inter-school tournaments in Manhattan.
Coding $500 + $50 materials fee (Grades 3-5)
Code makers will create games, stories, and animations using Scratch and other programming apps for the iPad. Chris Fleishl’s classrooms are usually filled with smiles as students learn basic programming language and develop a foundation for tech exploration.
Fencing $550 (Grades 2-5)
Sabre, epee, and foil are all explored in this program developed and coached by Durkan Fencing Academy, Home of Division 1 Men’s Foil National Championship Team. New students will receive a solid introduction to Fencing, while returning students will continue to refine their skills as our fencing community grows. All equipment is provided.
Flag Football $450 (Grades 2-5)
James Byrne is back to teach the basics of Flag Football and get students running, catching and throwing the pigskin. The emphasis of this class is to get a good game up and running for the full hour. No prior experience is necessary.
Graphic Novels $450 + 50 materials fee (Grades 3-5)
Led by accomplished artist and graphic novelist, Melissa DeJesus, students will learn how to tell a story in the form of a graphic novel. Sequential structure, narratives, and writing will be developed along with artistic skill in composition, perspective, and inking. Students will learn about the publishing industry, the online web-comic community and how to create their own mini comic.
iPiggiBank $550 (Grades 1-5)
iPiggiBank Money Management for Kids is a hands-on financial literacy program to start students on the path to lifelong healthy financial habits. They will learn to save, earn, share, budget and shop wisely through multi-sensory learning modalities.
Kidz Theatre $550 (Section 1: Grades 1-2 /Section 2: Grades 3-5)
Drama comes alive through theatre-games, role playing, Young actors will learn to use facial expressions, voice and body movement to act. Taught by Kidz Music, a Kidpass Parent Choice award winner, this class makes everyone a star!
Naturalists & Animals $550 (Grades 1-3)
Environmental Educators from Tenafly Nature Center will share their knowledge about the natural world through; animal ambassador visits, seasonal observations, artifacts, and a journey through life cycles, habitats, and adaptations. Our naturalists may even learn to use a compass, experience a bat detector, or come face to face with an endangered turtle. Nature is unpredictable!
PreTeam Sports & Cardio $450 (Grades K-2)
Varsity Coach Kim Franco will introduce seasonal sport skills such as; baseball basics (catching, throwing, batting, base running), team kickball, track races (starts, handoffs) and field games. Each class will have a very active cardio play component.
Robotics $550 + $50 materials fee (Grades 1-5)
Doctora Collado and Chris Fleischl teach students to apply basic engineering and programming skills by designing, building, and operating robots. Through experimentation with tools such as Lego kits and programmable educational robots and indoor drones, students move at a pace appropriate to their level of curiosity and age.
Stick Sports $450 + $25 materials fee (Grades K-2)
Varsity Coach Kim Franco continues to build a team of players who know how to handle sticks, understand positions, and play as a team. Hockey, field hockey and lacrosse will be introduced. Personal safety equipment – shin guards and mouth guards, will be issued. Regular safety equipment, including goggles, will be provided each class
T2S Basketball $550 (Grades 3-5)
“T2S” stands for “Train to Succeed.” According to coaches Larry Umana and Nathan Lopez, T2S Basketball Academy was created with a goal to provide a performance based training program, that will help athletes excel in all aspects in the game of basketball. This is not a recreational program; it is a skills development training program
Tennis $550 (Section 1: PreK-K /Section 2: Grades 1-3)
Offered in two developmental sections: PreK & K, and Grades 1-3, Tsolak Gevorkian teaches basic activities and games designed to facilitate movement and positioning. More advanced players focus on stroke and skill development.
Visions of America $450 (Grades K-2)
Ms. Madison covers American history with age appropriate materials and discussions on topics such as Declaration of Independence, History of the Statue of Liberty, Citizenship, Ellis Island, Famous American men and women: Susan B. Anthony, Rosa Parks, The US Presidents, Branches of Government, The Pledge of Allegiance. We are delighted to have this popular class return to ACE.